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Registered nurse (RN)


Fees enable BCCNP to regulate nursing professionals in the public interest and to carry out the requirements of a regulatory college as set out in the Health Professions Act. Only registration fees are eligible for a refund. GST is not charged unless noted.

Renewal and initial registration fees (annualized) Sept. 4, 2018 –
Feb. 28, 2019
jan. 1, 2019 –
FEB. 29, 2020
Practising — RN, licensed graduate nurse (LGN), temporary RN, provisi​onal RN, provisional LGN $448.95 $468.48
Non-practising — RN, LGN $87.60 $87.84
Application fees (+GST) Sept. 4, 2018 –
Feb. 28, 2019
JAN. 1, 2019 –
FEB. 29, 2020
B.C. registered nurse applicant assessment $212 $212
Canadian registered nurse applicant assessment $275 $275
International registered nurse applicant assessment $575​​ $575​

Other fees SEPT. 4, 2018 –
FEB. 28, 2019
JAN. 1, 2019 –
FEB. 29, 2020
Association fee collection (ARNBC) $110.55  $110.55
Liability protection (CNPS)​ $34+GST  $48+GST
Status change $100+GST​​​​​​​​​​ $100+GST​​​​​​​​​​
Status change surcharge (unregistered practice) $300+GST $300+GST
Verification $50​​​+GST​​​​​​​​​​ $50​​​+GST
Not sufficient funds (NSF) $50 $50

 Fees are increasing for 2019-20

 2019-20 fees: Practising RN

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BCCNP registration $468.48 
CNPS​ $50.40 (incl. GST)
Association $110.55​
Total $​629.43​

 Request a refund

You can change your registration status at any time, and you might be eligible for a refund (after the non-refundable $100+GST change status fee). Visit the Leaving or returning to practice page for more information.​​